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The EmeraldPlanet© Podcast

The EmeraldPlanet© Podcast

By The EmeraldPlanet©
The EmeraldPlanet© Podcast is focused on the 1000 best practices from across the globe in 214 countries and territories. The EmeraldPlanet© leadership and experts work with research institutions, businesses, governments, K-12 schools and universities, healthcare providers, clean water, soil and air advocates, financial institutions, embassies, NGOs and community-based organizations, and citizens. These podcasts are the audio version of the weekly television programs which are available around the United States, globally, and
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Portugal and Greece: New Environment Addressing Wildfires Causes, Damages, and Solutions in Nature and Society
Every year in Southern Europe, Portuguese and Greek forests are subject to wildfires that destroy these and the associated ecosystems. In the last decade several Summer seasons were a dramatic period in Portugal, with more than 4258 km2 and 3391 km2; burned by wildfires respectively and another 4424 km2 burned twice in Região Centro with a forest area equivalent to twice the area of Luxembourg. Sixty-six [66] dead (65 civilians and 1 volunteer firefighter from Castanheira de Pera), 254 wounded (241 civilians, 12 firefighters and 1 guard soldier). In a similar way Greece also suffered from extensive wildfires, as the one in Attica peninsula near Athens that destroyed urban environments while causing extensive casualties. This set of four interviews with Portuguese and Greek experts aim to elucidate the natural and anthropogenic causes and related wildfires consequences to the affected societies and to the environments highlighting the degradation of water resources, both surface and ground waters, besides soil destruction.
December 22, 2021
Rain Gardens, Bayscaping, and Urban Forests: Supporting Nature to Heal the Planet
Clean water is essential for human, animal, plant, and microorganisms life, for commerce and industry, and for recreation.Wonders of converting stormwater pollution into 'new' water creation is a miracle in the midst of destructive 21st Century climate change.  Rainwater becomes stormwater when it falls on impervious surfaces such as rooftops, driveways, roads, sidewalks and even lawns, where it is unable to soak into the ground. As stormwater moves from our yards, parking spaces, walkways, vegetable and ornamental gardens, or grass lawns to our streams, ponds, rivers, and lakes.  Such uncontrolled water runoff picks up all manner of pollutants such as oil and grease, plastic bags, harmful nutrients from fertilizers, poisonous insecticides and pesticides, bacteria from pet waste and other animal excrement, and various pathogens such as viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and helminths. Pathogens are infectious microorganisms, germs, or biological agents that cause infectious diseases or illnesses in the human host. Once in flowing water, the fast-moving surges of water associated with increasingly violent storm events cause erosion and destroy habitat for fish and other wildlife. This program and its four Shows are to engage, educate, and train you, the viewer and listener of our Podcast, on how to reduce stormwater pollution, damage, and negative impacts on land, water, and air resources.  This all-natural form of stormwater capture, processing, sequester, and usage not only processes excessive amounts of water but also captures atmospheric carbon and further enhances environmental quality in local communities.  The "Vision" and "Goal" of our EmeraldPlanet International Foundation© and The EmeraldPlanet TV© are to lead the effort to create at least one billion [1,000,000,000] Rain & Bayscaping Gardens across the planet so when satellites are featuring images of earth from inner and outer space the planet looks 'green' as well as 'blue' showing balance of nature for all living creatures.
November 23, 2021
"Creating a Caribbean Climate-Smart Zone" (3.23.21)
Guest: Racquel Moses, CEO, Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator  3.23.21 Whole Program
April 29, 2021
Vegan and Vegetarian Lifestyles: Eating to Protect the Planet; Eating to Protect All Living Beings
Guest: Jai M. McFall, President & Master Gardener (5.3.21)
April 26, 2021
World-Class Platinum Capital City: Climate Change; LEED; & Liveability (4.14.21)
Guest: Tommy Wells, Esq., Director (Washington D. C.) Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE)
April 16, 2021
"World Water Leadership in Creating 'New' Water Sources"
Guest: Alan M. Weiss, CEO, GWG "World Water Leadership in Creating 'New' Water Sources"  3.11.21 Whole Program
April 09, 2021
Eliminating Power Bills; Generating Solar Energy; New Green Jobs; Protecting the Environment (2.17.21)
Guest: Benjamin Colbert, Founder & CEO, City Renewables Full Show 2.17.21 Whole Program
March 16, 2021
Women Leadership Transforming Communities Through Entrepreneurship Education and Sustainable Organic Farming
Guest: Diana McIntyre-Pike, OD, BSc, President & Founder, Countrystyle Community Tourism Network & Villages as Businesses
March 10, 2021
Africa's Titans: Revealing the Women Transforming a Continent From Within, Episode 4
Guest '1': Kimberly L. Fogg, Founder, Global Sustainable Partnerships (GSP) and Founder, "Africa's Titans" representing Jeanne Sheila Uwivon, Founder, Women Farmers Enterprise Ubuntu HoneyBee and Second Runner-Up as "African Titan", Theme: "Ubuntu HoneyBee Empowering the Most Vulnerable in Rwanda" Guest '2': HRH Ugoeze Chinyere Ugwu, Kingdom of Ugwogo Nike, Enugu State, Nigeria; Theme: "Women Agriculturalists of the Ugwogo Nike Kingdom Leading the Way for a True 'Green' Food Production Evolution in Nigeria Guest '3': HRH Ugoeze Chinyere Ugwu, Kingdom of Ugwogo Nike, Enugu State, Nigeria, Theme: "Ugwogo Nike International Development Outreach, Inc. (UNIDO) Demonstrating Social Enterprise Approach to Agricultural Production" Guest '4': HRH Ugoeze Chinyere Ugwu, Kingdom of Ugwogo Nike, Enugu State, Nigeria, Theme: "Future of Agricultural Development for the Kingdom of Ugwogo Nike, Enugu State, Nigeria, and the African Continent"
March 04, 2021
“International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians (IYFR): OPERATION PLASTIC FREE WATERS”
Guest ‘1’: Comandante Sergio Santi, IYFR; Theme: “IYFR History, Purpose; Vision; & Impacts” Guest ‘2’: Comandante Sergio Santi, IYFR; Theme: “Operation PLASTIC FREE WATERS IYFR Europe, Middle East, & Africa” Guest ‘3’: Alfonso Bolio, Area 2, Commodore, IYFR; Theme: “The Americans IYFR Vision, Mission, Organization, and Plans” Guest ‘4’: Alfonso Bolio, Area 2, Commodore, IYFR; Theme: “IYFR Operation PLASTIC FREE WATERS in the Americas”
February 28, 2021
Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR): Science; Technology; and Applications Worldwide
Guests: Dr. Joao-Paulo Lobo Ferreira, Prin. Rch. Ofcr, LNEC; Prof. Christoph Schüth, MARSOL and MARSoluT, TUD; Dr. Daniel Kurtzmanm, ARO; and Prof. Xavier Sanchez-Vila, UPC.
February 14, 2021
Learn. Cook. Live: Plant and Tree-Based Food to Save Humanity; Save the Planet
Guest: Granetta Coleman, Certified Food For Life Instructor, ROOTED DISH.
January 29, 2021
Full-Color Spectrum Benefits of Plant-Based Foods: Energy, Good Health, Fitness, Wellness, Joyous Life
Guest: Granetta Coleman, Certified Food For Life Instructor, ROOTED DISH.
January 29, 2021
U.S. - Mexico BPP: Building in Resiliency, Sustainably, & Environmental Protection through Collaboration for the Border Region
Guests: Andy Carey, Executive Director, U.S.-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership (BPP).
January 29, 2021
"SPIN and Small Plot Farmers: Leveraging High Oxygenated SuperWater with Organic, Living Wage, and Environmentally Friendly Sustainable Food Production";
Guests: Charles D. (Chuck) Vollmer, Founder, President, & Author, Jobenomics and Dr. Reinerio (Rey) Linares, Lead Scientist, Founder, & CEO, HyOx SuperWater, Inc.
January 29, 2021
Wetlands Habitat Restoration and Water Quality for Local Communities and the Chesapeake Bay
Guests: Rod Simmons, Conservation Ecologist & Biologist, Virginia Native Plant Society/Potomac Chapter, and Kurt Moser, Ecologist and Director, Four Mile Run Foundation.
January 29, 2021
Scalable Solutions in River Health
Guest: Dr. Luke Javernick, Executive Director and Award-winning (Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action) River Scientist, River Science
January 29, 2021
Rotary Climate Action Teams (RCATs): Taking Action in Rotary Clubs Across the World to Address the Existential Threat of Climate Change
Guests: Alan Anderson, Founder, Rotary Climate Action Team (RCAT) and Member, Rotary Club of Northfield, MN, USA, and John G. Mathers, Coordinator, Rotary Climate Action Team (RCAT) Network, Rotary District Chair for Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group (ESRAG); Past President, Rotary Club of San Francisco, CA, USA.
January 29, 2021
"Rejuvenation of Land, Water, and Air Quality using Biochar and Biomineral Plant Growth Stimulates and All-Natural Water Remediation Processes
Guest: Dr. Andrew Harley, President, Researcher, and Author, Ascension Soil Company
January 29, 2021
Planning for Pollinators: Enhancing the Natural World of Propagation in Gardens, Farms, and Forests
Guest: Kerry L. Wixted, Education, And Outreach Specialist, Wildlife & Heritage Service, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
January 29, 2021
Healthy Soil: Building Blocks for Sustainable, Resilient, & Renewable Food Production & Environmental Protection for India; For the World
Guest: Sameer Sachdeva, Eng., Field Agricultural Research Scientist, Soil Health
January 29, 2021
Department Of Energy & Environment, (DOEE), Washington, D.C. RiverSmart Homes: Rain Barrels Stormwater Capture, Storage, and Utilization
Guest: Brian Rodgers, Director of Conservation and Sustainability, Constituent Services Worldwide
January 29, 2021
Basics, Importance, Economic Impact, and Environmental Benefits of Beekeeping
Guests: Kimberly Mehalick, President, Maryland State Beekeepers Association (MSBA) and Co-Owner, The Queens Honey; Baldwin G. Williams, Sr., New Beekeeper, Member, Maryland State Beekeepers Association (MSBA), and Member, Bowie-Upper Marlboro Beekeeping Association (BUMBA); and Fred Smith, First Vice-President, Maryland State Beekeepers Association (MSBA) and Co-Owner, F&D Apiaries.
January 29, 2021
AWS Passing Grade: Evolving World-Class Best Practices to Create a Swimmable and Fishable Anacostia River
Guest: James R. (Jim) Foster, President, and CEO, Anacostia Watershed Society
January 29, 2021
D.C. Large Scale Solar Projects: Skilled Labor; Investments in Under-Resourced Communities; Public 'Green' Energy Generation; Environmental Protection
Guests: Mark Davis, President & CEO, WDC Solar, LLC. and Paul Maylone, Director of Engineering, WDC Solar, LLC; [5.27.20]
January 29, 2021
Research into Pandemics, the Environment, and Sustainable Resilience Best Practices at George Mason University
Guests: Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, University Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Policy and Scientific Director, Institute for a Sustainable Earth, George Mason University; and Senior Fellow, United Nations Foundation; Dr. Lisa M. Gring-Pemble, Associate Professor of Business and Co-Executive Director, Business for a Better World Center and Co-Founder and Director of Strategy, Honey Bee Initiative, School of Business, George Mason University; Dr. Karina Korostelina, Professor, Conflict Analysis and Resolution and Psychology; Director, Program on History, Memory, and Conflict; and Co-Director, Program for the Prevention of Mass Violence, George Mason University; and Dr. Brenda Bannan, Associate Professor, Instructional Technology, College of Education and Human Development; and Co-Director, Center for Advancing Human-Machine Partnership (CAHMP), George Mason University
January 29, 2021
Pandemics and Natural Disasters: Small Businesses & Governments Solutions Across the United States
Guests: Karla Ballard Williams, CEO, Ying; Jennifer Gray Thompson, CEO, Rebuild NorthBay; Jeff Sjostrom, CEO, Galveston Economic Development Partnership; and Leann Hackman-Carty, Author, Master Your Disaster
January 29, 2021
Hygiene for a Small Planet ~ Coronavirus, Contagions, and Public Health: Preparing Governments and the Public Before the Next Disasters and Outbreaks
Guests: Charles H. (Chuck) Botwick, Managing Member & President, CHB Infrastructure, Technology, and Marketing Group, LLC and IPAK-Individual Personal Aid Kit Company, LLC 
January 29, 2021
Purposeful Cross-National Transfers of Overseas Sustainable Innovations to Benefit U.S. Communities
Guests: Dale Medearis, PhD, Senior Regional Planner, Regional Sustainability Policy, Northern Virginia Regional Commission
January 29, 2021
Portugal National Civil Engineering Laboratory (LNEC): Greening the European Union Infrastructure and the Globe
Guests: Dr. Jose Manuel Rosado Catarino, Structures Department Director, LNEC;  Dr. Teresa E. Leitao, Senior Research Officer, Hydraulics & Environmental Department, LNEC;  Dr. Ana Cristina Freire, Research Assistant, Transportation Department, LNEC; and  Dr. Joao Manuel ColiveIra Mimoso, Principal Research Officer, Materials Department, LNEC (Portugal National Civil Engineering Laboratory)
January 29, 2021
Italy: Claiming its Place as a World Leader in Oceans and Seas Environmental Innovation, Development, & Protection
Guest: Cecilia De Donno, Biologist, Expomed & Head, Business Development Italy, Immersive Factory
January 29, 2021
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS): Preparing Future Generations Through Interactive & Nature-Based Curricula
Guests: William (Bill) H. Dent, Program Manager, Monarch Sister Schools Program and Executive Director, Natural Partners and Molly O. Hoopes, Baltimore Area Coordinator, Monarch Sister Schools Program and Naturalist, Baltimore City Department of Recreation & Parks
January 29, 2021
Flight of the Monarch Butterflies: Nature's Kings and Queens of Pollinators Linchpins of Feeding the Planet
Guest: William (Bill) H. Dent, Executive Director, Natural Partners; Program Manager, Monarch Sister Schools Program (MSSP); & Co-Chair, Trees for the Capital, Rotary Club of Washington, D.C.; [4.20.20]
January 29, 2021
Challenges and 'Best Practices' Solutions for Smog Control in China
Guests: Dr. Ming Yang, Member, Board of Directors, International Fund for China’s Future (IFCE) and Dr. Ping He, President, International Fund for China’s Future (IFCE)
January 28, 2021
The Great Himalayan Trail Project: Female Empowerment; Entrepreneurship; Environmental Enhancement; & Community Development
 Guest: Malcolm J. Odell, Jr., MS, Evaluation, Training, & Sustainable Development Specialist, Appreciative Planning and Action Consulting (APA)
January 28, 2021
Healthy Soil: Building Blocks for Sustainable, Resilient, & Renewable Food Production & Environmental Protection for India; For the World
Guest: Sameer Sachdeva, Eng., Field Agricultural Research Scientist, Soil Health
January 28, 2021
Rotary International and WASRAG (Water and Sanitation Rotary Action Group): The Future of Water and Sanitation in East Africa
Guests: Rtn. Peter Macharia, President, Rotary Club of Ongata Rongai, Nairobi, Kenya; Rtn. Michael Nawari, Treasurer, Rotary Club of Ongata Rongai, Kenya; Rtn. Evelyn Macharia, President-Elect Nominee, Rotary Club of Ongata Rongai, Nairobi, Kenya; and Rtn. Miriam Komu, Projects Director, Rotary Club of Ongata Rongai, Nairobi, Kenya
January 28, 2021
Realizing the Promises of Our Electric Future in the 21st Century ~ Affordability, Sustainability, Resilience
Guest: Dr. Lawrence E. Jones, Vice President, International Programs, Edison Electric Institute 
January 28, 2021
Women Agriculturists in The Gambia: Creating a New Green Future on the African Continent
Guest: Awamary Khan, Founder + CEO, The Woman Boss
January 28, 2021
Nigeria Fast Forward: Converting Polluting Diesel Electricity Power to Solar Energy and Battery Storage Backup
Guest: Idongesit Nkereuwem, CEO, Magnifique, LTD. [4.15.20]
January 28, 2021
Creating a New Generation of Environmentalists for Nigeria, the African Continent, and the World
Guests: Stanley Oranika PMP, Chapter Leader, Project Management Institute Nigeria (PMING); Rtn. George Hembah, President, Rotary Club of Abuja Ministers Hill, MD/CEO, Heseg Consulting Ltd, Business Development Consultant, International Trade and Project Management; and Rtn. Stanley Oranika PMP. Chapter Leader, Project Management Institute of Nigeria (PMING) and International Services Director, Rotary Club of Abuja Ministers Hill
January 28, 2021
Africa's Titans: Revealing the Women Transforming a Continent From Within, Episode 3
Kimberly L. Fogg, Founder & CEO, Global Sustainable Partnerships (GSP) and Chair, Women's Program Engagement Council and Awamary Khan, Founder, Innovate Gambia and Founder + CEO, The Woman Boss
January 28, 2021
Africa's Titans: Revealing the Women Transforming a Continent From Within, Episode 2
Kimberly L. Fogg, Founder & CEO, Global Sustainable Partnerships (GSP) and Chair, Women's Program Engagement Council and Dr. Amalle Daou Keita, Founder & CEO, Active Intervention for Mothers, (AIM ~ An United Nations Special Consultant Organization)
January 27, 2021
Africa's Titans: Revealing the Women Transforming a Continent From Within, Episode 1
Guests: Kimberly L. Fogg, Founder & CEO, Global Sustainable Partnerships (GSP) and Chair, Women's Program Engagement Council; Hellen Fissihaie, CEO/Managing Director, F3 Global Advisory Group, LLC; Xoliswa Daku, CEO, Daku Group, Ltd.; and Efe Ukala, Esq., Founder, ImpactHER.
January 27, 2021